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Donald Trump: A Stalinist Republican?

People on my side of politics like to call Donald Trump a fascist or even a Nazi, because Trump, Nazism and fascism are all on the right side of the spectrum. 178 more words

Politics

SO, YOU WANT TO BE PRESIDENT

February 27th in history:

Historians believe a speech by Abraham Lincoln on this day in 1860 gave him a major boost toward the presidency. Lincoln impressed an audience with an address at the Cooper Union hall in New York City, raising his national profile. 120 more words

Today In History

"Suiting Up": Is Businessman As President A Benefit?

“A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing” – Oscar Wilde

In the world of entertainment, there are few things as sought after as crossover appeal. 737 more words

Social Contrary

Bridging the Divide Between Working Class Whites and Minority Communities

Every day since Donald Trump became President, I have been worried about the latest actions coming from the Trump White House. From his executive orders banning immigration from seven mostly Muslim countries, to the gag rule imposed on the EPA and the Department of Agriculture from making public their scientific findings, to the attempts to de-legitimize the press, I’ve gotten more and more worried about the tone that the Trump administration is setting. 2,331 more words

Steve Bannon- The Worst Of The Worst

The cabinet and staff being assembled by the new chief executive is unique in American history for a great many reasons, none of which are good. 900 more words

General News

Trumpland: Government Corruption in a Nutshell: Environmental Protection Agency Director Scott Pruitt is the Most Pro-Pollution Direction in EPA History

How things have changed! Back in the 1960’s, Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring warned about the human health dangers caused by insecticides. Industrial pollution ensured that US lakes and rivers caught fire. 399 more words

U.S. Immigration Policy and the Jewish Refugee Crisis of the 1930s

Ron Berger —

George Santayana famously said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” The mere act of remembering, however, does not guarantee that the lessons of history will be learned. 2,183 more words

History